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Afghan Educator Recognizes His Father’s Role in His Education

Through his memoir, Dr. Abdul Qayum Safi looks back on his remarkable journey in search of education.

A fierce commitment to education marks Dr. Safi’s life and works – and his father’s yearning to see his son succeed in life. Although he raised his son’s enthusiasm for education and taught him that school is important for success in life, he could not afford him to send his son to high school in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan due to their poverty. Dr. Safi recalls this episode in his memoir One Life: An Afghan Remembers (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012).

One Life crosses between an inspirational tale of a journey out of poverty and a social commentary on cultural
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